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New Social Science Bites podcast: Gary King on Big Data Analysis

It’s said that in the last two years, more data has been created than all the data that ever was created before that time. And that in two years hence, we’ll be able to say the same thing. Gary King, … Continue reading

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New Social Science Bites podcast: Michelle Baddeley on the Herd

Originally posted on Social Science Space, February 2017  Human beings are social animals, notes economist Michelle Baddeley, and as such the instinct to herd is hardwired into us. And so while this has changed from (in most cases) physically clumping … Continue reading

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New Social Science Bites Podcast: Sandy Pentland on Social Physics

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, January 2017  For Alex “Sandy” Pentland, one of the best-known and widely cited computational social scientists in the world, these are halcyon days for his field.  One of the creators of the MIT Media Lab … Continue reading

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Anna Machin on Romance

Originally appeared on Social Science Space, November 1 2016  Imagine if we could find the secret to romance and love, the real secret, one vetted by science. Wouldn’t that be … well, what would that be. According to Anna Machin, … Continue reading

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